tickover on a 450


6 replies to this topic
  • roose

Posted February 07, 2005 - 10:06 AM

#1

how much tickover should i have on a yzf450 & how do you know when you are right?? i dont have a tacho meter to setup.it keeps stailing on tight tracks. any help with this would be appricated. :cry:

  • grayracer513

Posted February 07, 2005 - 10:13 AM

#2

It's up to you, really. 1500-2000 is called for, but if it actually idles, it's OK. Some will run it up a little to help avoid stalling, or to reduce engine braking, but otherwise, it really isn't that critical.

  • jay_ch28

Posted February 07, 2005 - 12:23 PM

#3

A Flywheel weight will help reduce stalling.

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  • sanpedro426

Posted February 07, 2005 - 01:05 PM

#4

What is tickover ? :cry: Never heard that term before :cry:

  • grayracer513

Posted February 07, 2005 - 02:11 PM

#5

What is tickover ? :cry: Never heard that term before :cry:

That's English, excuse me, British, for idle speed.

  • Fastest1

Posted February 07, 2005 - 02:35 PM

#6

Raise the idle and even your coasting speed will be faster. It works!

  • roose

Posted February 08, 2005 - 07:27 AM

#7

many thanks for your help :cry:





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